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Moving Companies Near Me

MOVING COMPANIES NEAR ME

There are a multitude of moving companies in your area that will promise you a perfect move – but can they deliver?  At Movers Near Me, we like to be completely transparent and let the average person understand how the moving industry works and what to expect during the moving process.  A few items of importance to realize about the moving industry that many larger entities don’t want you to know:

  1. Many “BEST OF” Moving sites are often owned by moving companies themselves and offer a list of the best moving companies which all happen to be the same company operating under different names.  Van lines – Allied, North American, United – they are all the same company called SIRVA. So they essentially have horrible moving reviews but operate so many branches and companies residents have no idea they are all the same.
  2. There are thousands of foreign-owned moving companies. You can do a quick corporation search in your state to see who owns a moving company you are considering. Many of the smaller moving companies are owned by a large group of people outside of the United States.
  3.  The moving industry is highly unregulated and smaller, private, American-owned companies who pay taxes, heavy insurance rates etc. are priced out by companies that don’t have insurance but are still able to advertise.

So, what does this mean for the average consumer? The only moving companies that are trustworthy and won’t leave you hanging if there are damages or loss are private, flat rate moving companies that do not have van line, broker or franchise affiliation.  Movers Near Me is a private, flat rate, family owned and operating moving company in operation since 1999. Our reputation is perfect – we have never had a customer give us a poor review. If they are unhappy with the move, we make it right until they are. Below is additional information that will help you in your search for moving companies near me. Movers Near Me is one of the best moving companies delivering prompt, helpful and affordable moving services.

MOVING COMPANIES NEAR ME

MOVING COMPANIES NEAR ME

MOVING COSTS

On average, hiring professional movers for a local move will cost from $250 for one piece in-home move to $2,500 for a four bedroom move with 2 trucks, 4 men to a new state. Long distance movers or van lines will cost on average $2,200 for a move from Boston to Philadelphia – $10,000  for a move from Maine to Arizona. These prices depending on the size of the move and the distance. Learn more about moving costs.

How much will your move cost?

Our moving quote software has been developed by using cost predictor algorithms  – get your instant, guaranteed moving quote here. In the table below you’ll find basic ballpark ranges for move pricing. Even the best movers don’t always get their estimates completely accurate. Use the cost calculator above for a more specific breakdown on moving costs.

Other fees like shuttle trucks, specialty packing, crating fragile items, bulky items (piano), and more can add significant amounts to a moving quote. Moving in or out of less populated areas like Montana or the Dakotas will typically cost more since fewer movers travel to these areas.

 

Here is a ballpark moving quote charge for your reference

1 bedroom 2 – 3 bedrooms 4 – 5 bedrooms
<50 miles $330 – $650 $730 – $1,400 $1,000 – $5,200
250 miles $750 – $2,200 $1,200 – $3,950 $2,000 – $5,800
1000 miles+ $850 – $2,800 $2,000 – $7,800 $4,800 – $7,100
2500 miles+ $1,200 – $3,700 $3,000 – $7,500 $8,300+

 

AVERAGE MOVING COSTS

How do I estimate moving costs?

Estimating the cost of moving to a new home involves a lot of variables. Here are some major move cost factors…

  • Move size
  • Distance
  • Time of year
  • Time of month
  • Specialty items
  • Additional costs
Do movers charge by the hour or weight?

Local moving companies charge by the hour and long distance movers charge by weight or volume but as a general rule of thumb if you haven’t worked with the mover before then it’s best to avoid cubic footage estimates. Cubic foot estimates can be manipulated depending on how the movers pack the shipment, weigh is finite and cannot be disputed. Find out more about long distance movers near me.

Verified Moving Companies Near Me

verified moversAt Movers Near Me, we understand you want at least one other moving company to consider for your move.  There is a site called Move-Line which verifies that a moving company is licensed, insured, and a private- unaffiliated moving company. This means you will be getting moving services from their own employees with their own trucks.